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Sharm El Sheik International Airport

The Sharm El Sheik International Airport is located about 18 kilometres from the city. To get to the city you can either go by bus, taxi or car. There are regular bus services and the journey takes about 15 minutes. The taxi ranks can be found next to Terminal 1. Some hotels also offer bus transfers, as do tour operators.

AddressSharm El Sheik International Airport, Sharm el-Sheikh
Phone+20 69 360 1141
Webwww.sharm-el-sheikh-airport.com

Public transport

You can easily walk around the city. The public transport in Sharm El-Sheikh is provided by minibuses, which run from the Northern to the Southern part of Sharm and back. You have to hail the bus to get on.

Taxi

There are essentially two types of taxis, 4-seaters and 8-seaters, which you can hail on the street. Prices can vary, so make sure you agree to a price before getting into a cab. Many up-market hotels use private taxi companies that are more expensive.

Post

You can ask at your hotel for the nearest post office.

Main Post Office:

AddressBanks Str. Ras Um Sid, Sharm el-Sheikh
Phone+20 69 366 0518
Opening hours8.30 am-2 pm. Closed on Fridays

Pharmacy

Ask at your hotel for the nearest pharmacy or call for advice and more information. The Omar Pharmacy Chain has pharmacies at several locations around the city

Omar Pharmacy:

AddressSultan Kabous Street, Sharm el-Sheikh
Phone+20 693 600 830
Webwww.omarandomarpharmacy.com

Telephone

Country code: +20

Area code: 069

Electricity

220 volt